National Volunteers Week – 1st – 7th June 2020

Wiltshire & Swindon LRF wants to say a huge thank you to all volunteers who work across our area to support agencies, help the vulnerable and keep people safe. Their work has never been more important than during the current COVID-19 emergency.

THANK YOU!!

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PPE equipment

Wiltshire & Swindon LRF is working with fellow responders across the South West and are grateful to businesses and others for their support in providing essential PPE supplies. PPE continues to present a huge challenge, and a national request is being made of organisations or others able to help with making PPE such as visors and gowns for our frontline workers. If you think you may be able to assist please use the following link to check the required specifications and register your offer here.

CHECK SPECIFICATIONS HERE

Resources for businesses

Posted by LRF Manager

Useful information can be found via the NCSC, (National Cyber Security Central) 10 steps to cyber security.

Small businesses can look at the NCSCs Small Business Guide for help to keep your business safe.

Large organisations can look at the NCSC Large Business area

We would also draw your attention to the advice on the NCSC website to help organisations protect themselves against ransomware and phishing attempts.

COVID-19 is being exploited by malicious cyber actors and the NCSC has published a useful article and also a document co-produced with Homeland Security containing practical advice for organisations and individuals.